SCOTCH PLAINS — Hear Imperial Brass perform its Winter Festival Concert on Sunday, Jan. 23 at 3 p.m. at its home base, Willow Grove Presbyterian Church in Scotch Plains. Imperial Brass is a 30-piece brass ensemble known throughout New Jersey for performing a diverse array of musical numbers.
LINDEN – Robert J. Szewczyk, Sr., father of Eighth Ward Councilwoman Michele Yamakaitis, died on Tuesday, Dec. 28. He was 72.
CLARK– Second grade students in Jennifer Lewis’s class at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School have an old fashioned pen and paper relationship with Gail Lombardi’s second grade students at Valley Road Elementary School in Clark.
AVENEL – Woodbridge attorney and civic leader John A. “Jack” Hila Sr., died suddenly on Monday, Dec. 27, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Rahway.
CRANFORD – Last month, Santa made his annual delivery of toys donated by the students of the Orange Avenue School in Cranford to the young children and students of the Cerebral Palsy League (CPL), also in Cranford.
CLARK – The students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark recently enjoyed a day with the National Circus Project. The students participated in various circus-themed activities throughout the day. The hands-on workshops were a fun mix of physical education and cultural arts programs.
CLARK – In the spirit of the holidays, second grade students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark donated their class gift money to 16-year old Clark resident, Eryka Underwood, who was severely burned in an accident on Nov. 2, 2010.
Technology is often accused of turning people into couch potatoes. There’s no question that far too many folks spend far too much time in front of computers, TVs and video games – and not enough time outdoors getting fresh air and exercise.
TRENTON –A con man who eluded authorities for 13 years before his arrest last June in Las Vegas pleaded guilty today to conspiring with a business partner to defraud investors in New Jersey of more than $1 million in the early 1990s, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.